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Sustainable Material Pedagogy in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University


Sustainable Material Pedagogy in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University

Weeks, Arrien (2022) Sustainable Material Pedagogy in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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This thesis looks to uncover how studio-based Fine Arts students are learning about sustainable material practices at Concordia University. By investigating current material approaches in art education and interviewing technical support staff and professors in five departments and programs across the university, I set to find out. As I built the case study, four themes emerged: waste, health and safety, time and natural materials. They helped to frame what I learned from my participants, but also guided the recommendations for future directions in material pedagogy and literacy. The goal of my research is to change the culture of sustainable material practice in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Art Education
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Weeks, Arrien
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Art Education
Date:18 February 2022
Thesis Supervisor(s):Vaughan, Kathleen
Keywords:Art Education, case study, sustainability, Concordia, materials, time, fine arts, waste, health, safety, material practice, Montreal, Canada
ID Code:990350
Deposited By: ARRIEN WEEKS
Deposited On:16 Jun 2022 15:19
Last Modified:16 Jun 2022 15:19


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